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Pay dog registration online

Dog registration forms have now been dispatched by either email or post

If you haven’t received your re-registration form by 17 June 2021 (in the post) please phone council on 07 577 7000 or email dog.registration@tauranga.govt.nz. Check your junk/spam folder if you were expecting an email. If you would like to receive future correspondence about your dog by email tick the ‘email’ box on your form - save time waiting for the post to arrive and make an eco-friendly choice.

Please note: 2021/22 dog registration fees have been increased by $5. The new early bird dog registration rate is $92.

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Pay dog registration, transfer ownership or update personal details online

To pay your dog's registration or to register a new dog online, you need to be an existing customer of Tauranga City Council. Your customer number can be found on your dog registration form, rates bill or water bill.

If you want to register a disability assist dog or services dog for the first time please call 07 5777 000, this cannot be done online. Tauranga City does not have a special category for working dogs, they must be registered the same as any other dog.

Update your owner details
You can update your owner details at any time, if you are going to register your dog online then please update your details first. Follow the instructions below.

Registering your dog online
The following applies if you want to register your dog online prior to 30 June for the following dog registration year:

  1. If your dog is currently registered and has a blue tag go to "online payment options" below
  2. If your dog:
    • Isn't currently registered: or
    • Is a puppy:
    Please wait until after 1 July to register online or register at Council in Willow Street, Tauranga
  3. If you want to pay using a rates credit then please apply after 1 July

Online payment options
POLi internet banking – pay straight from your bank account, with no surcharge.
Debit or credit card – if you choose to pay by debit or credit card a surcharge of 1.3% is payable.

Registration tags
Once your payment has been processed, a registration tag will be posted to you. If you have not received a tag within 10 working days of your payment please contact council.

Updating personal information
If you have any changes to your personal information or that of your dog, login below or email dog.registration@tauranga.govt.nz

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